SEC280 Course Discussions Week 4

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SEC280 Course Discussions Week 4
Networks present a lot of opportunities for security challenges. What type of network are you on, and what security…

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SEC280 Course Discussions Week 4

SEC280 Course Discussions Week 4

All Students Posts – 25 Pages 

Network Security – 13 Pages 

Networks present a lot of opportunities for security challenges. What type of network are you on, and what security elements are employed? Are they effective? Why or why not?

Just to name a few different kinds of Network, Local Area Network is a network confined to a geographic area, like a single office or a building, Metropolitan Area Network citywide area or a town, wide Area Network a large geographic area which is used for public networks, like telephoned lines, and the internet which is the world’s largest global network…

Remote Access – 12 Pages

Aren’t we employing remote access with the school? How does this environment work for access, authentication, and the working environment? How is your organization setup?

Remote access is the ability to get access to a computer or a network from a remote distance. In corporations, people at branch offices, telecommuters, and people who are travelling may need access to the corporation’s network. Home users get access to the Internet through remote access to an Internet service provider (ISP). Dial-up connection through desktop, notebook, or handheld computer modem over regular telephone lines is a common method of remote access. Remote access is also possible using a dedicated line between a computer or a remote local area network and the “central” or main corporate local area network. A dedicated line is more expensive and less flexible but offers faster data rates. Integrated Services Digital Network (ISDN) is a common method of remote access from branch offices since it combines dial-up with faster data rates.  Wireless, cable modem, and Digital Subscriber Line (DSL) technologies offer other possibilities for remote access…